History 9-16 Test Review

  1. How did the size of the British and American Armies compare from 1776 to 1783?
    The American Armies were just as big
  2. How did Thomas Jefferson compromise his anti-Feeralist principle in 1830?
    The purchase of Louisiana Purchase, it doesn't state that you can purchase land in the constitiution
  3. What did the Missouri Compromise provide for?
    Became a Free State, a Slave State and built the division of both
  4. How many Americans still lived east of the Appalachians in 1830?
    large numbers of unemployed Irish catholics and all new emigrants that came in
  5. Why did Henry Clay support John Q. Adams for president in 1824?
  6. Why was the victory at Saratoga so important to the Patriot cause?
    It convinced the French to work with us, to Divide & conquer
  7. Why was New England the best place for the Industrial Revolution to begin in the USA?
    Becuase of all the water power potential and they had there own money they could finance it by themselves.
  8. Of what importance was the Supreme Court's decision in Marbury v. Madison?
    Constitutionaly it made a movement and it was judged by Supreme court
  9. What was significant about the Jackson-era colleges?
    All the colleges were of Prodestant religion
  10. Why did the patriot leaders of 1776 belived they could defeat the more powerful British?
    They were fighting on there own territory and they were just following orders
  11. What advantages did railroads have over canals?
  12. What questions did the Webster-Ashburton Treaty resolve?
    It was partially resolved for the part of Canada & United States
  13. What was the importance of Washington's victories at Trenton & Princeton in the winter of 1776-1777?
    Mostly the morale of the troops and the victory to reinstate
  14. In the early 1800's each president served under his predecessor in what position?
  15. Which state had no claim to land in the West?
    Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Delaware,
  16. Who were the Federalist?
    Anyone who signed the Constitution or where in support of it
  17. What was unusual about the acquisition of Louisana from France?
  18. What were the Northwest Ordinances?
  19. What was the first federally financed internal improvement in the West?
    National Roads
  20. Why did the Whigs nominate William Henry Harrison for president in 1840?
    He was a war hero and no political background
  21. Where did the Washington administration crush the military power of the Indians of the Northwest?
    The 2nd charter for the United States Bank
  22. Who was the actual aurthor of the Monroe Doctrine?
    John Quincy Adams
  23. What was the principal issue of the presidential election of 1832?
  24. From what was Andrew Jackson's popularity derived?
    Military battles he was a hero
  25. What was a fundamental sentiment or tenet of the Whig party?
    Congress should be ultimate and the president shouldn't be considered first.
  26. Under the Articles of Confederation, what did each state retain?
  27. While the Spanish Empire was breaking up in 1819, what did the United States acquire?
  28. As president, George Washington wasw unsuccessful in what endevor?
    he wanted to stop parties from forming but he failed
  29. Who did Jeffersonian land policy favor?
    The little guy, small time farmers and landowners
  30. In what positions did Thomas Jefferson serve the country that became the USA?
  31. Who was the most powerful figure in George Washington's cabinet?
    Alexander Hamilton
  32. Who was Sequoya?
    He was a great Cherokee leader and came up with and taught his people the Cherokee sylabas
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